This social media guide aims at promoting African knowledge (in particular about climate change adaptation).
These are the appendixes which provide a more comprehensive list of resources and support information to use this guide most appropriately.


This page provides an overview of some of the more common social media tools and platforms and additional resources about these tools.

Tool / platform
Category / function
Resources and references
Additional notes
Blip TV
Video sharing (professionally)


Blogging:
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Blogging
  1. Blogging infographic: Past, present and future of blogging





Del.icio.us
Social bookmarking
1. The Ultimate Guide to Using Del.icio.us
1. Everything you need to know about using Del.icio.us social bookmarking
Facebook
Social networking


FlickR
Photo-sharing
1. Mastering Flickr: A Practical Guide
1. Guide to mastering the basics of Flickr




























Pinterest
Social (visual) bookmarking
  1. Pinterest, a review of social media's latest sweetheart
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  1. Guide explaining why Pinterest is so popular and how it is used
Quora
Crowdsourced question and answering
  1. sd
  2. A test comparing Quora with other similar services and search engines

ResearchGate
Social networking
(for researchers and scientists)
1. Professor Facebook: Social media for scientists
1. An introduction to ResearchGate and why it is taking the world of research by storm
Slideshare
Social presentation
1. A Quick-start Guide for Slideshare
1. Basic step-by-step guide for using Slideshare
Twitter
Micro-blogging
1. The Twitter Guidebook
2. Top 5 Reasons to Tweet
1. A complete collection of resources for mastering
Twitter
2. The 5 things that set Twitter apart from other social networks
Wikis:
Wikispaces
SocialText
Social content creation
1.
1. How to guide for creating your wiki at wikipspaces.com
Wordpress
Blogging
  1. 10 reasons your site should be built in WordPress

Yammer
Social networking (professionally)
1. How to Use Yammer, and Why You Should Be Using It
1. Guide explaining how to use Yammer, and why.
YouTube
Video sharing
1. How to Upload a Video to Youtube
2. 20 Great Youtube Features and Tricks You Need to Know
1. Guide to uploading a video to Youtube in 8 easy steps
2. Suggestions for getting more out of Youtube